50th anniversary of the Florence Flood

Monthly Archives: November 2016

And so the City Rises Again

Interview with the Mayor of Florence, Dario Nardella, for the 50th anniversary of the great flood that hit the Tuscan capital. […]

The Man Accused of Flooding Florence

Interview with Danilo Carnasciali, director of the Levane Dam in 1966, accused of not keeping the river under the danger level and causing the flood in Florence. […]

Beyond the Rhetoric

Erasmo D’Angelis, Italia Scura: “the mud angels of then teach us today to reflect on the causes, not just to linger on the memories of tragedies. […]

The Role of the Mud Angels

It was dawn on November 4th, 1966 when the Arno began to break over the banks in Florence; the flood proceed swiftly along the embankments and submerged historic neighbourhoods; by the morning the historical city center was underwater. […]

Special Angels

Giuseppe Betori, Archbishop of Florence, and Giampiero Maracchi, climatologist, speak at the commemorations of the 50th anniversary of Florence’s flood. […]

The Last Supper Reemerges from the Mud

Florence, and so The Last Supper by Vasari is reborn: free entrance in Santa Croce. The masterpiece was submerged under water for 12 hours and restored by experts at the Opificio delle Pietre Dure. […]

A Room Full of Angels

After 50 years, the Mud Angels return to Florence […]

Mattarella Commemorates the Flood

#Firenze, 50 years ago the great flood that hit the Tuscan capital. The day of remembrance with President Mattarella and the Mud Angels. […]

National Library of Florence: Virtual Tour to “Relive” the Flood

Digital photos, virtual and augmented reality tours, apps to navigate through 1966 Florence, during the days of the flood. This and much more at the exhibition “Arno 66: The Time Machine.” […]

Maldifiume by Simona Baldanzi at the Figline Library

Presentazione de llibro nell'anniversario dell'Alluvione del 1966